Uses primary source material to analyze rhetoric from the Sophists through St. Read more...
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Uses primary source material to analyze rhetoric from the Sophists through St. Augustine
Provides an in-depth introduction to the period, as well as introductions to each author and each selection
Includes study guides to help students develop multiple perspectives on the material, stimulate critical thinking, and provide starting points for dialogue
Highlights include Gorgias's "Palamedes," Antiphon's "Truth," Isocrates' "Helen," and Plato's "Protagoras
" Each selection is followed by suggested writing topics and a short list of suggested additional readings.